Anand Prakash Hacked Facebook Accounts & Gets $15000 Reward from Facebook :
Anand Prakash, A techie from Bangalore who is Working in Flipkart as Senior Security Engineer Found a Major Bug in Facebook in February and gets Reward of Worth 15000$ From Facebook Bug Bounty Program.
In the Detailed Report, Anand Prakash, Native from Bhadra, Rajasthan and he tried for lot of bugs in fb since many days. Finally he was succeed with a Major bug and revealed by himself on March 7th, 2016 in his own Blog at www.Anandpraka.sh
What Bug Anand Prakash Found and reported to Facebook ?
As per Anand in the Blog, This post is about a simple vulnerability found on Facebook which could have been used to hack into other user’s Facebook account easily without any user interaction. This gave me full access of another users account by setting a new password. I was able to view messages, his credit/ debit cards stored under payment section, personal photos etc. Facebook acknowledged the issue promptly, fixed it and rewarded $15,000 USD considering the severity and impact of the vulnerability.
As per Hackers Report its POC and its Facebook Password reset Vulnerability without User Access.
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Facebook Password reset vulnerability allowed hackers to hijack any FB account :
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Prakash reported the issue to the Facebook’s security team on 22nd Feb 2016. Facebook immediately acknowledged the severity of the vulnerability and issued a fix on 23rd Feb. It also awarded Prakash a bug bounty of $15,000 which is among the top bounties by the networking giant. You can Check all the reports and Code which he mentioned available in his Blog. its like Facebook Hacked News.
Proof of Bug Report and Replied by Facebook :
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